Academic Study

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Academic Study

William Mulready, R.A., (British 1786-1863), Academic Study, 1860, Black and red chalk on paper, signed 'M.W.', dated and inscribed 'Ken Life Academy' (lower right), 52cm x 35cm (65cm x 47cm framed). £4,500.

Mulready was a British artist, whose exceptional life studies, are contained in the Royal Collection, the Royal Academy, and the V & A. From c.1856 to his death, Murlready attended a life drawing club 'Kensington Life Academy', with other artists, such as Frederick Lord Leighton and Holman Hunt.